Letter to Senators Pryor and Blunt on Veteran Farmers

Posted by on May 23, 2014 in Letters |

Forty-five organizations signed on to a letter urging Senators Pryor and Blunt to fully fund programs for veterans who are now in agriculture and the Military Veterans Agricultural Liaison office during the current appropriations process. Please read the Sign-on Letter for Veterans issues here.

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Legislative Update from D.C.

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 in Blog |

Tyler Mac Innis serves as NFFC’s Emerson National Hunger Fellow.  He will be following Farm Bill implementation and making regular updates on the process here. USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack appeared before the House Agriculture Committee last week to discuss the state of the rural economy and field questions on the implementation of the Farm Bill.  Over the past few weeks USDA officials have appeared before the House and Senate...

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Competition in Agriculture

Posted by on Mar 7, 2013 in Letters |

Letter to Congress on the serious financial crisis experienced by the majority of U.S. dairy farmers Letter to Attorney General Holder and Secretary Vilsack to call for investigation of sheep market Letter to Congressional Agriculture Committee Leaders on competition issues in the 2012 Farm Bill Letter to Attorney General Holder and Secretary Vilsack to call for final report on workshops. Letter to Attorney General Holder and Secretary Vilsack...

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NFFC signs on with nearly 140 organizations

Posted by on Mar 4, 2013 in Blog |

NFFC signed on with nearly 140 organizations to a letter in support of the efforts of the Agriculture Committees to reform and update Farm Bill Programs and to work towards policies that will cultivate an equitable and sustainable food system. Read the letter here.

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